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Resources for Students




  • Web Museum - Biographies of European and American artists. Most biographies also have examples of works by the artist.
  • Artnet - Biographies of artists from all time periods.
  • Yahoo! List for Artists


General Biographies

  • Biography-Center - Another good starting point for biographical information with over 10,000 biographies.
  • Biography.com - Short biographies from the Cambridge Biographical Encyclopedia.
  • Biographical Dictionary - Search by name, date, or by subject (keyword). Very brief biographies.
  • Who2 - Brief biographies of famous people. Here is where you will find movie, television, and music stars. Each biography has a link to 4 other web sites for the person.

Government and History

  • POTUS : Presidents of the United States - Lots of information here including members of the cabinet, presidential highlights and links to other biographical sites.
  • The Presidents of the United States - Biographies, and inagural addresses. This is a good site to visit if you need information on the presidents' wives. From the White House.
  • The Hall of Presidents - A picture of each president, and a short biography. If you click on the small picture of the president, you can see a much larger version of the picture.
  • Colonial Hall - Biographies of the founding fathers such as the signers of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
  • Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - From 1774 to the present. This site has biographies of senators, representatives, presidents and vice-presidents.
  • Explorers - Biographies of a large number of explorers.




Musicians and Composers

Science and Technology